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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Mary hope the people in town will stop doing to Ethan after hearing her fortune read?
(a) Judging him.
(b) Laughing at him.
(c) Looking down on him.
(d) Pitying him.

2. Why does Morphy say Marullo has probably never been back to Italy?
(a) His family is all dead.
(b) He was disowned.
(c) He likes America better.
(d) He is an illegal alien.

3. What does Allen tell Ethan he wants to be when they are in the attic?
(a) A banker.
(b) A soldier.
(c) A politician.
(d) A pirate.

4. What wakes Ethan up on the Tuesday after Easter?
(a) Gunfire.
(b) A siren.
(c) Mary screaming.
(d) Jets.

5. What holiday is being celebrated at the beginning of the book?
(a) Good Friday.
(b) Lent.
(c) Hanukkah.
(d) Passover.

6. What kind of person does Ethan label himself as?
(a) People of Consequence.
(b) Content People.
(c) People of Morality.
(d) Ancestor People.

7. Who told Ethan that Danny was all cleaned up and sober?
(a) Marullo.
(b) Baker.
(c) Morphy.
(d) Stoney.

8. What is Danny's last name?
(a) Tanner.
(b) Taylor.
(c) Tremonton.
(d) Tipling.

9. Who taught Ethan how to get rid of bad memories?
(a) A sergeant.
(b) A roommate.
(c) His teacher.
(d) His boss.

10. Which of the following is NOT part of the prize for winning the contest?
(a) Going on TV.
(b) Free college tuition.
(c) Meeting the President.
(d) A cash prize.

11. What does Stoney tell Ethan about before he goes to work before Easter?
(a) His sick son.
(b) His dying grandmother.
(c) A house demolition.
(d) A bank robbery.

12. What does Ethan's wife never do when she sleeps?
(a) Snores.
(b) Dreams.
(c) Sleeps long.
(d) Wakes easy.

13. What does Mary give Ethan when she comes to the store?
(a) A grocery list.
(b) An envelope of money.
(c) A letter.
(d) A book.

14. What does Morphy use to keep the back entrance to the bank open?
(a) A block of wood.
(b) A wadded up tissue.
(c) An old magazine.
(d) A think wire.

15. What is Ethan's last name?
(a) Howard.
(b) Hawley.
(c) Haroldson.
(d) Hannigan.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Mr. Baker's profession?

2. What did Mary's fortune say about Ethan?

3. Where are the books Ethan's children want to use for research for the contest?

4. What does Ethan do when he can't get to sleep at the beginning of the book?

5. What does Allen say he wants to be when he grows up at the beginning of Part Two?

(see the answer keys)

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